Category: Performers

Music fans in mourning for George Donaldson 52

Music fans in mourning for George Donaldson

Celtic Thunder fans and the world of music in general are in mourning tonight following the death of George Donaldson. The Celtic Thunder star suffered a massive heart attack yesterday at his home in...

Chieftains Sean Potts dies aged 83 0

Chieftains Sean Potts dies aged 83

Sean Potts, one of the founding members of the Chieftains and a towering figure in Irish music, has died at the age of 83. He was in the vanguard of the movement to rediscover...

Irish Spanish musical set in 16th century Ireland 0

Irish Spanish musical set in 16th century Ireland

Francis O’Neill is an Australian with a ‘royal’ Irish heritage. She is now working on a musical based on the story of an Irish girl and Spanish captain set in the 16th century. Here...

Paul Byrom private concert 0

Paul Byrom private concert

Pat Berschied and 39 of her friends paid $10,000 for a private concert with Paul Byrom. It was to help Paul’s Kickstarter project to fund a show on the PBS channel. Here Pat tells...

Paul Byrom – Kickstarter for PBS Music special 0

Paul Byrom – Kickstarter for PBS Music special

In this video Paul Byrom talks to Pat Kehoe about why he used the Kickstarter Project to ask his fans to help him finance a special concert on the PBS Channel in America. Major...

Paul Byrom – raising money for a PBS special 0

Paul Byrom – raising money for a PBS special

Former Celtic Thunder star Paul Byrom is set to launch the next chapter of his solo career. He’s inviting fans to help him along the way as he raises funds for a PBS Music...

Anuna: Behind a Fan’s Eyes 0

Anuna: Behind a Fan’s Eyes

Lynn Gleason believes that without Irish choir Anuna, there might be no Celtic Thunder or Celtic Woman. Here Lynn explains how she first started following the choir and why it means so much to...

Irish American dream set to hit the road 0

Irish American dream set to hit the road

More on Tara and videos of her performing Irish American singer Tara O’Grady is being given the chance to relive an epic trip her grandmother made across America more than 50 years ago. As...

Barney McKenna – musical genius and great man 0

Barney McKenna – musical genius and great man

I was shocked and so sad to hear of the death of the great Barney McKenna. I grew up listening to him. He and The Dubliners helped to create and shape my love for...

Barney McKenna of The Dubliners dies aged 72 0

Barney McKenna of The Dubliners dies aged 72

The legendary Dubliners banjo player Barney McKenna has died at the age of 72. He collapsed at his home this morning and was later pronounced dead at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin. His family released...